RNS Number : 7899N

Burberry Group PLC

22 May 2020



Burberry Group plc (the "Company") today announces that Jeremy Darroch, Independent Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director has informed the Company that, due to his other executive commitments, he will not stand for re-election at the Company's forthcoming Annual General Meeting on 15 July 2020. Jeremy joined the Board in February 2014 becoming Senior Independent Director on 1 July 2017. He also served as Chair of the Audit Committee from 1 August 2016 to 6 February 2019.

The Company is pleased to announce that Dame Carolyn McCall, who has been an Independent Non-Executive Director since 1 September 2014, will assume the role of Senior Independent Director with effect from the Company's Annual General Meeting on 15 July 2020.

Gerry Murphy, Chairman, said:

"On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Jeremy for his oustanding contribution to Burberry's development over the last six years. We shall miss his wisdom and experience and we wish him the very best for the future."

This announcement is made in accordance with LR 9.6.11(2) R of the Listing Rules.

22 May 2020


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 Annabel Gleeson   VP, Investor Relations   020 3367 4458 
 Andrew Roberts   VP, Corporate Relations   020 3367 3764 

This announcement does not constitute an invitation to underwrite, subscribe for or otherwise acquire or dispose of any Burberry Group plc shares, in the UK, or in the US, or under the US Securities Act 1933 or in any other jurisdiction.

Burberry is listed on the London Stock Exchange (BRBY.L) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. ADR symbol OTC:BURBY.

BURBERRY, the Equestrian Knight Device, the Burberry Check and the Thomas Burberry Monogram and Print are trademarks belonging to Burberry.

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